endometrioid carcinoma


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en·do·me·tri·oid car·ci·no·ma

adenocarcinoma of the ovary or prostate resembling endometrial adenocarcinoma.

en·do·me·tri·oid car·ci·no·ma

(en'dō-mē'trē-oyd kahr'si-nō'mă)
Adenocarcinoma of the ovary or prostate resembling endometrial adenocarcinoma, possibly arising from ovarian foci of endometriosis.
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In a past study the frequency of Kras mutation in uterine endometrioid carcinoma was found to be 26%.
ARID1A mutations were observed in 55 of 119 ovarian clear cell carcinoma (46%), 10 of 33 endometrioid carcinomas (30%), and none of the 76 high-grade serous ovarian carcinomas.
Results: PTEN alteration and NDRG1 expressions were significantly increased in the ischaemic area of endometrioid carcinoma compared with their expressions in the normal endometrium respectively (P<0.
114,115) Nuclear immunoreactivity for Wilms tumor 1 (WT-1) is also characteristic of ovarian serous carcinoma, both low- and high-grade subtypes, whereas clear cell and endometrioid carcinomas are WT-1 negative.
Immune cytochemical assay of oestrogen receptor in endometrioid carcinoma with monoclonal antibodies.
In histological types, Her-2/neu expression is higher in highgrade serous carcinoma when compared to low-grade tumours, mucinous and endometrioid carcinomas.
Serous carcinoma can be difficult to distinguish from endometrioid carcinoma if a serous carcinoma has a prominent glandular pattern, especially on low-power examination.
Image 2: Histopathological picture showing Endometrium- endometrioid carcinoma (Papillary villoglandular architecture).
The histologic subtype correlates of type I include endometrioid and mucinous adenocarcinomas; of which, the prototype endometrioid carcinoma accounts for approximately 80% of ECs.
Polymerase epsilon exonuclease domain mutations in ovarian endometrioid carcinoma.
The common tumor subtypes which co-exist with endometriosis are clear cell carcinoma followed by endometrioid carcinoma and less commonly serous and mucinous types.
Other less common histological types include clear cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, mixed carcinoma, endometrioid carcinoma, transitional cell carcinoma and sarcoma.